How to Repair a Broken Sewer Pipe under a Concrete Slab?
- Jerry SLv 75 months ago
call a plumber, this takes expertise and you could make it worse by doing it yourself.
- 5 months ago
A broken sewage pipe can create massive headaches for any When a pipe breaks,
- KateLv 75 months ago
You need to call a registered and qualified Plumber or you could do more damage.
- robertoLv 65 months ago
a new sleeve inside or surrounding the existing pipe,concrete is broken with a jack hammer, then soil dug out muck cleaned, drained of water,done from one exposed end only,,excavate the entire trench,and lay new pipe,
- What do you think of the answers? You can sign in to give your opinion on the answer.
- STEVEN FLv 75 months ago
A common method these days inserts a liner inside the existing pipe to repair breaks. This can be done with access to the pipe at one side of the concrete without access to the entire line.
- Spock (rhp)Lv 75 months ago
two choices ... break through the concrete slab or abandon the pipe and install a replacement that doesn't go under the slab. [btw, what is over this 'slab'?]
- John AldenLv 75 months ago
Make a hole through the slab.
- bondLv 75 months ago
usually the easiest thing is to simply run a new pipe line. Maybe it can be above the slab at least until you are near the edge.
- AndyLv 65 months ago
There are several ways to do this.
- The TaxpayerLv 75 months ago
There are contractors that do that. I don't know how. They don't tear up concrete.